Last week, ICHS Foundation opened registration for its annual 2021 Lunar New Year 5k, which will take place Feb. 12–18. In 2021, there will be a new format, which provides more flexibility for participation. Registrants will choose their own course and personal day to race. This encourages safely physically distancing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. […]
California’s growth rate at record low as more people leave
By Adam Beam The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More people are leaving California than moving here, continuing a trend that coupled with fewer births has slowed the growth rate in the nation’s most populous state to a record low amid a pandemic that is reshaping its future. Officially, California added 21,200 people from […]
Poor countries face long wait for vaccines despite promises
With Americans, Britons, and Canadians rolling up their sleeves to receive coronavirus vaccines, the route out of the pandemic now seems clear to many in the West, even if the rollout will take many months. But for poorer countries, the road will be far longer and rougher.
The Layup Drill’s Top 10 of 2020
It has been a year like no other in sports. With the pandemic ravaging across the world, sports have had to adjust to the closures. Sports leagues shut down in the spring and its return has come with caution and without fans for the most part.
NW Asian Weekly’s top 10 reads of 2020
Well readers, another year has gone by and goodness, what a year it’s been. With most of our regular day-to-day activities now confined to our homes, escapism took on a whole new meaning. So here are my top 10 reads (in no particular order) that helped me — and hopefully, you — take a break from the reality that was 2020.
BLOG: How to have holiday fun during a hard year
It’s going to be hell for the next three months, some say, as COVID-19 deaths can spike up to as many as 500,000 after the holidays.
Batayola reappointed to Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees
Teresita Batayola was reappointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a second term on the Seattle Colleges Board of Trustees. Trustees are responsible for overall policy and leadership of the colleges and must be confirmed by the state Senate. Batayola is president and CEO of International Community Health Services. Her reappointment was effective Oct. 8. […]
Yow sworn in as youngest WOC mayor of California city
Jocelyn Yow was officially sworn in last week as the mayor of Eastvale, the youngest woman of color to ever serve as mayor of a California city. Yow, 25, was elected to the Eastvale City Council in 2018 and served as mayor pro tem before becoming mayor this year. She is the daughter of a […]
First Asian American justice on CA Appeal Court
Judge Truc T. Do was nominated by California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Dec. 8 to serve as an Associate Justice of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, Division One. If confirmed, Do will be the first Asian American woman justice in the court’s history and the first Asian American to serve in division one of […]
Tony Pham out as ICE director
Tony Pham, the acting director of the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE), will step down at the end of the year after assuming the post in August. Pham thanked the Trump administration for appointing him as acting ICE director, calling it “the single highest honor” of his career. “I have gotten to meet with many […]
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